The amount of data generated by research is increasing exponentially. This brings security, privacy and storage challenges, but also new opportunities. The principles of FAIR data, for example, make it easier for researchers to build upon existing research results. Although the benefits of FAIR are widely recognised, there are still many misconceptions circulating.
The exchange of ideas and expertise with our community is crucial for an organisation like Belnet. Through its active involvement in the GN5 project, Belnet seeks to contribute to the further development of the e-infrastructure for European research and educational institutions.
The statistics from the DDoS Mitigation service offer us some interesting insights into the rapidly changing DDoS landscape. For example, in the first quarter of 2022, among the things we saw was an increase in the number of large-scale, targeted attacks.
As a service organisation, Belnet places great importance on quality and customer satisfaction. In order to closely monitor this satisfaction, we will measure our Net Promoter Score (NPS) on a regular basis from now on. The February NPS survey has already attracted a considerable number of responses.
Belnet is currently working on implementing a Service Improvement Programme to improve the resilience of our network to cyber-attacks. Our Technical Director Dirk Haex explains why it is crucial that the entire Belnet community is engaged with this task.
Online scanners can be useful tools to identify malicious files or URLs. However, some common user behaviour can lead to unintentional data leaks. This article will give a quick overview of how this can happen, and what you can do to prevent it.
9 out of 10 cyber-attacks use insecure Internet or DNS connections to gain access to a network. With Advanced DNS Security, Belnet aims to provide you with additional security on top of your firewall and antivirus software.